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Child Life

  • Provides emotional support for patients before, during, and/or after invasive, painful, or anxiety provoking procedures through play, preparation, education, and coping techniques.
  • Provides emotional support for parents by listening to their questions and concerns and relaying that information to staff when necessary.
  • Provides emotional support for siblings by listening to concerns about the hospital experience, and by providing therapeutic play activities.
  • Coverage is 11 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sunday - Saturday, with the exception of Thursday when coverage is 3 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Kristin Wedding, pager #12555 and Megan Kunkel at pager 11142

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